Charakterystyka poziomów nauczania metodą Callana:

Poniższy opis prezentuje ogólny zakres zdobytej wiedzy w nauce języka angielskiego na poszczególnych poziomach zaawansowania, zasób słów, znajomość gramatyki, oraz przybliżoną czasochłonność nauki konieczną do osiągniecia określonego poziomu.



Paragrafy 1- 52. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 30 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 250 słów.


• On / under / etc. • Present Progressive • Numbers • Clothes • There is/are • Possessives • Body parts • Have • Any / some

“What’s this? It’s a pen. Is this a pencil or a book? Is the long table black? No, it isn’t. It’s white. The short box is green. A city is large but a village is small. Is Mr. Brown a man? Yes, he is. Is Miss Brown a boy or a girl? She’s a girl. One, two, three, four, five. Is the card on the wall or under the chair? No it’s in the box. What colour is the ceiling?”



Paragrafy 53 - 128. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 36 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 500 słów.


• Present progressive/Simple • Anybody / somebody • Telling the time • Possessive adjectives pronouns • Days of the week • Money / fewer than / less than

“The difference between „any” and „some” is that we generally use “any” in the interrogative and negative, whilst we use “some” in the positive. “Any” is non – specific. “How many” is specific, the negative answer to which is “none”. The Present Progressive we use for an action we are doing now. For example, I am speaking English now. About how many pages are there in this book?”



Paragrafy 129 - 210. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 36 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 750 słów.


• Months of the year • Comparatives • Seasons • As…as • Ever/never • Pasts of regular verbs

“January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. The battle was above us in the air. The water below us was very deep. Last month was January. Next month will be March. If I want to eat, I must go either home or to a restaurant. We can enter the bar by this door. He decided to explain everything to her. The opposite of heaven is hell”.



Paragrafy 211 - 313. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 36 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 1000 słów.


• Pasts of irregular verbs • Future simple • Past simple/present perfect • Future intention • Each other / one another • Conditionals

“Last night I had a very bad dream. Their garden is separate from ours. I made eight mistakes last time. The news on the wireless today is very good. The bank has a branch in every town in the country. We can go over the river by bridge. The difference between a ship and a boat is that a ship is large whilst a boat is small. Most horses are not wild”.



Paragrafy 315 - 413. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 48 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 1250 słów.


• Still / yet • Clean / dirty • For / since • Past progressive • Active / passive • Reflexive pronouns • May / might • It takes • Past perfect • Future progressive • Past subjunctive conditional

“Fast” means the same as “quick”, except that we do not add “ly” to it as an adverb. What have they just done? They’ve just learnt that in the Conditional Tense we use “should” for the first person singular and plural and “would” for all the other persons. An Open Conditional expresses a probability. Its construction is “If + Present + Future”. A Subjunctive Conditional expresses a supposition”.



Paragrafy 415 - 503. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 58 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 1500 słów.


• Future perfect • Indirect speech • Duration form • By the time

“The arrow flew straight through the air and hit the tree in the middle. He looked very strange. He had fair hair, but a dark beard. I do not know how much they gave him, but it was a large amount. I cannot go any further, I am too tired. Poor John was not invited to Mary’s birthday party. I am sorry, but I have already thrown your old tie away”.



Paragrafy 505 - 602. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 48 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 1750 słów.


• Eventually • Used to • Indirect speech (questions, commands, etc.) • Unless • Settle

“It is often easier to tell a lie than to tell the truth, but life is made much easier and much more pleasant if we tell the truth and in return can believe what other people say. The man was not very badly hurt in the accident, but he was taken to hospital to see the doctor just to be on the safe side. Factory chimneys’ are usually quite high “.



Paragrafy 603 - 695. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 66 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 2000 słów.


• Look forward to • Due • Ought to • Scold • Uncountable nouns • Afterwards • Sensible/sensitive • To be used to (doing) • Idle/lazy • No 2 futures together • Wish plus past tense

“One side of a coin we call heads whilst the other side we call tails. Quite by accident he knocked the glass of water off the table onto the floor. Although he smiles broadly, his lips seldom part to show his teeth. The poor bird could hardly fly, as one of its wings was badly damaged. Society asks that the individual should show respect to all those he meets”.



Paragrafy 697 - 822. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 54 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 2500 słów.


• Comparatives and superlatives of adjectives, adverbs and participles • Take care / run over / care for • Compound words • Adjective and infinitive • Hyphened (or hyphenated) compounds • Steal / rob / thief • Verbs, nouns and adjectives ending in “y” • Was + infinitive • Four ways of forming the future • “Do” with “who” • “some” in interrogative sentences • “By” and its many uses • Verb + verb

“I am afraid I cannot recommend him for the job. A wound we get from fighting, whilst an injury we get in an accident. They decided to separate and sit at separate tables. We generally finish a business letter with “Yours faithfully”. When we apply for a job the manager, or whoever it might be, usually asks us for a reference”.



Paragrafy 823 – 940. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 64 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 3000 słów.


• It is time + past tense • As – and in different uses • Bow (n), Bow (v)

“The poor beast stood waiting with great patience. The bird swallowed the jewel as though it had been a piece of food. The cushions in the room were all covered with fur. The curtains had been made into a big bundle and put into a large copper coloured bucket. The bar of soap weighed several ounces”.



Paragrafyy 1080 - 1263. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 70 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał 4300 słów.


• Phrasal verbs • Prepositional phrases

“Some initial research was done, and a survey was carried out, but then the project was dropped. At the frontier there were several military lorries full of soldiers. We decided to send the towels to the laundry. Among the items on the table were a jar of honey, a kettle, and a needle and thread. He has been deaf in one ear since childhood”.



Paragrafy 1264 - 1405. Przewidywany czas realizacji ok. 30 godzin lekcyjnych. Student poznał ponad 4300 słów – osiągnął poziom Cambridge First Certificate. Zakończenie pracy nad przykładami egzaminów Cambridge z poprzednich lat

Tabela Metody Callana
1 1 - 52 1 - 9
2 53 - 128 10 - 24
3 129 - 210 25 - 40
4 211 - 313 41 - 60
5 315 - 413 61 - 77
6 415 - 503 78 - 94
7 505 - 602 95 -110
8 603 - 695 112-126
9 697 - 822 127-145
10 823 - 940 146-163
11 1080 - 1263 162-175
12 1264 - 1405 -
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